Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 38 km south of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico, on Monday, January 28, 1980 at 13:56 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 33 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 15.835°N / 95.178°W↗ (North Pacific Ocean, Mexico)
Antipode: 15.835°S / 84.822°E↗
Nearby towns and cities:
32 km (20 mi) SE of Ensenada Chipehua (pop: 36) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) S of Salina Cruz (pop: 76,600) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) SSE of Rincon Moreno (pop: 1,020) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) SSW of San Mateo del Mar (pop: 5,730) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) S of Santa Rosa (pop: 2,490) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) S of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (Tehuantepec) (pop: 42,100) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) S of San Blas Atempa (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) ESE of San Pedro Huamelula (pop: 2,250) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) SSW of Juchitan de Zaragoza (pop: 74,800) --> See nearby quakes!
579 km (360 mi) SE of Mexico City (pop: 12,294,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.4||33 km||offshore Oaxaca, Mexico||USGS|
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